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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
Rosemount High’s ACT scores better than state average
Council breathes life into stalled Prestwick Place development
St. Joe's shows appreciation for Rosemount police
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen's column: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Chuck Brooks' column: A retiree’s thoughts begin to wander
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February 12, 2016
Cities get high marks for safety
Farmington and Rosemount are both among Minnesota’s safest places to live according to a new study by SafeWise. SafeWise, an online site for comparing security system providers, ranked Rosemount seventh and Farmington eighth on its annual list of the state’s safest cities. Both...
February 12, 2016 - 5:58am
September 11, 2015
Editorial: Watch for kids with school under way
School is back in session this week in Farmington and Rosemount, which means students are out again in large numbers. They’re walking and biking to school and waiting for buses along city streets. That’s true these days more than ever. Schools have made an increased effort in...
September 11, 2015 - 6:14am
September 3, 2015
Residents say improvements are needed at 52/42 interchange
Leslie Rechtzigel lives at the southwest corner of County Road 42 and Highway 52, so when talk started about reconstructing the intersection...
September 3, 2015 - 6:11am
July 2, 2015
Sheriff will collect DNA samples
Nine years after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled the practice unconstitutional, the Dakota County Sheriff’s office is set to once again collect DNA samples from individuals charged with violent crimes. The Minnesota Legislature passed a law in 2005 that allowed the collection,...
News/crime and courts
July 2, 2015 - 10:35am
Police department encourages participation in Night to Unite
The Rosemount Police Department hopes to accomplish two things during Night to Unite Aug. 4. First, they want to provide crime prevention awareness....
July 2, 2015 - 10:31am
Rosemount, Farmington police will produce cable program
The newest tool to help police keep the peace in Farmington and Rosemount isn’t a new weapon. It’s not a vehicle. It’s a TV show. After years of using its public access cable channels mostly as an outlet for broadcasting government meetings, the two cities are joining with...
July 2, 2015 - 10:09am
June 11, 2015
Dakota County Sheriff launches advisory committee
It turns out, people don’t always know what Tim Leslie does for a living. Leslie was elected Dakota County Sheriff in November, but as he started making the rounds to Rotary Clubs and other community groups, he kept getting the same kinds of questions. People didn’t know...
News/crime and courts
June 11, 2015 - 12:01pm
Threatening call causes stir at Rosemount Middle School June 8
Students at Rosemount Middle School were kept inside Monday morning after the school received a threatening phone call. RMS principal Mary Thompson said a secretary took the call and then reported it to police. “We don’t determine whether it’s a credible threat or...
June 11, 2015 - 11:56am
June 4, 2015
Kendra Wubben sworn in as new officer
Rosemount’s newly sworn-in officer, Kendra Wubben, might look familiar. From 2008 to 2011, Wubben worked as a Community Service Officer for the Rosemount Police Department. On Tuesday, in front of a large group of family, friends and colleagues, Wubben was sworn in as a full-time...
June 4, 2015 - 10:37am
May 7, 2015
Police see an increase in thefts from cars
Check out this week’s Rosemount Police report and you will notice a lot of theft from vehicle reports, especially on Lower 147th Street. More than a dozen thefts from vehicles were reported last week to the Rosemount Police Department. The thieves took loose change, purses...
News/crime and courts
May 7, 2015 - 11:55am
April 30, 2015
Police report: April 20 - April 26 including adult arrests
April 20 Medical, crisis, 14900 block of Chorley Ave. Domestic, parent/child, 14000 block of Belmont Tr. Damage to property, fourth degree, 2200 block of 156th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 14500 block of Burma Ave. Juvenile, Lower 150th Street Juvenile,...
April 30, 2015 - 9:32am
April 23, 2015
Rosemount police officer Alex Luck named Metro Rookie of the Year
Rosemount Police Officer Alex Luck was named Metro Outstanding Rookie by the Minnesota Mothers Against Drunk Drivers April 13. The award...
April 23, 2015 - 11:15am
April 16, 2015
HealthEast continues to work on getting Rosemount's response times down
Covering Rosemount still has its challenges, was the message HealthEast staff shared with the city council. The company, which provides ambulance service to the city, has made strides in getting response times down but still struggles to get times comparable to those in the other...
April 16, 2015 - 8:00am
April 9, 2015
Law enforcement will target distracted driving next week
Using a cell phone while driving delays the reaction of a motorist as much as having a blood-alcohol concentration .08 percent, according to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety. And yet drive around and you’ll see people on their phones all over. “A distracted driver...
News/crime and courts
April 9, 2015 - 9:53am
April 3, 2015
Legion honors public safety personnel
The Rosemount American Legion Post 65 honored public safety personnel during their annual birthday celebration. This year the post observed its 96th birthday by honoring Police Officer of the Year Danielle Waage, Fire Fighter of the Year Ryan Slipka and 9-1-1 Operator of the Year...
April 3, 2015 - 10:59am